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Andrei Tarkovsky was dying as he made his final film, The Sacrifice(1986). It can be likened to the epic last testaments of Ludwig van Beethoven, Paul Gauguin, Gustav Mahler, Luigi Nono, John Huston, and… 524 more words

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Annihilation ★★½

Alex Garland’s Ex Machina was a wonderful surprise when it premiered three years ago. Restrained, tense, and with just the right level of thought-provoking ambition, it stands among the best of this decade’s science fiction cinema. 1,159 more words

Our Daily Bread 268: Hatis Noit 'Illogical Dance'

Words: Dominic Valvona

Hatis Noit   ‘Illogical Dance’   Erased Tapes,  23rd March 2018

An ‘illogical dance’ of voices, a serialism of language, the range of Hatis Noit… 497 more words

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Tarkovsky's Stalker & Sympathetic Magic

There is a moment in the film Stalker when the Writer, after a terrifying journey down a long tunnel known as The Meat Grinder, discovers a round metallic cylinder or container, a little over a metre in diameter, into which he peers, picks up a rock, and lets it fall. 500 more words



Andrei Tarkovsky is a staple at 366 Weird movies, so it’s only apt that we get around to what many believe to be his most personal film: … 545 more words

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"art must must carry man's craving for the ideal, must be an expression of his reaching out towards it"

“…art must must carry man’s craving for the ideal, must be an expression of his reaching out towards it”

Andrei Tarkovsky, Russian, director, author, from Sculpting in Time



Andrei Tarkovsky’s Andrei Rublev (originally titled The Passion According to Andrei ) is a 1966 film about a painter whom we never see painting. Furthermore, it’s about a 15th century artist who we know very little about, not even the exact years of his birth and death. 672 more words

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